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How Much Does Office Cleaning Cost?

 
low costLow: Starts $20-$30 Per Visitaverage costMedium: Basic Service Runs $100-$200 a Month; Daily Service Runs Around $500-$700 a Monthhigh costHigh: Larger Offices Can Run $800-$2,000 a Month
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Depending on your needs and budget, business janitorial services can vary widely, from emptying the trash and vacuuming weekly or even monthly, to a thorough daily cleaning including mopping and waxing the floors and disinfecting the restrooms.

Typical costs:

  • Costs vary considerably depending on how much you want done and how often, and pricing is not at all clear-cut -- it depends a great deal on the company. Many cleaning companies will charge a flat rate for smaller jobs. Emptying the trash and light cleaning (vacuuming and dusting) in an extremely small office starts around $20-$30 per visit and goes up depending on office size, the number of restrooms and the type and amount of cleaning requested. An office with just a few employees may only need basic service[1] once or twice a week for about $100-$200 per month, while the cost for daily trash pickup and simple vacuuming at a typical small business (2-3 offices, and maybe a break/conference room) can run $500-$700 or more a month.
  • Larger jobs or those that require more specialized cleaning or more frequent service are usually charged anywhere from 5 cents - 55 cents per square foot. Most companies charge separately for labor-intensive special services such as stripping and waxing floors 25 cents - 50 cents a square foot), carpet cleaning ($20-$40 an hour), and cleaning microwaves or refrigerators ($10-$35 per appliance). Generally the larger the office, the lower the cost per square foot. Basic nightly janitorial service for a 20,000-square-foot office in a major city can run 5 cents - 10 cents per square foot or $2,000-$4,000 a month. Similar service for a typical 6-room, 2,000-square-foot office with a bathroom and a kitchenette in a less urban area might cost 10 cents - 55 cents per square foot or around $800-$2,000 a month. Medical or health care facilities require specialized cleaning and are usually at the higher end of the price range -- and may be billed on an hourly basis rather than per square foot.
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What should be included:
  • Cleaning is usually done at night, while your business is closed. Common daily duties include disposing of trash, vacuuming and mopping common walkways, cleaning and dusting desktops, and cleaning and disinfecting bathrooms, including maintaining bathroom supplies. Additional tasks (which are not necessarily done daily) can include carpet and upholstery cleaning, dusting ceilings and light fixtures, and general maintenance tasks such as replacing burnt-out light bulbs. Baltimore.BizJournalsDirectory.com provides an overview.
  • Generally a cleaning company representative will need to tour your office or store before quoting a monthly price, as the types and conditions of surfaces affects the time it will take to clean them. The main factors for estimating the cost of janitorial service are frequency of cleaning; the age and condition of the premises; overall square footage; and special considerations such as heavy traffic areas, elevators or unusual cleaning requests. EzineArticles.com explains how costs are estimated[2] from the perspective of the owner of a janitorial service.
Discounts:
  • Many multi-tenant buildings offer janitorial services, either for an extra charge or included in the rent. Before hiring an outside janitorial service, check to see what might already be available in your building.
  • Most janitorial services use their own cleaning supplies. If you're providing the cleaning supplies, be sure to let them know that in advance so they don't bill you for supplies.
Shopping for office cleaning:
  • Before getting estimates, draw up a list of the tasks you absolutely need to have done and another list of options you'd like to have done, then set a tentative budget for janitorial services. Have the lists handy when interviewing potential cleaning companies. Ask nearby business owners which cleaning company they use, and if they're satisfied with the service provided. Or search for members of the International Janitorial Cleaning Services Association[3] or, for larger buildings, the Building Service Contractors Association International.
  • Get at least three estimates. Ask about the type of equipment and materials (some use environmentally-friendly cleaning supplies); who will do the work and what sort of supervision will be provided, if any; whether you're required to sign a long-term contract (1-3 years); and how soon the cleaning service can begin. Require proof that the company is properly licensed and bonded, and ask how the employees are screened -- this is important as the cleaning employees will be inside your business at night, as thefts can occur.
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AWESOME cleaning company Tidy Nashville
Amount: $500.00 Per Month
Posted by: a user in Nashville, TN.Posted: January 29th, 2015 01:01PM
Office Sq Ft: 1500Frequency: weekly
Such an incredible gal cleans our office. Her prices are better than any previous cleaning company we have hired and she always goes above and beyond. Sometimes we leave the kitchen sink full of dishes and we'll come in monday morning and she will have cleaned and dried them all! (that is not part of what we pay her to do) She also lets us know when we need to do a more detailed clean and when we are running low on supplies. We couldn't be more happier- I believe her name is Katie 479-252-1237.
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Medical Office Suite Cleaning
Amount: $500.00 Per Month
Posted by: Mr Medical in Tampa, FL.Posted: January 26th, 2015 11:01AM
Office Sq Ft: 3500Frequency: weekly
I use Coda Building Services in Tampa they are the best. Great cleaners with follow up with the regional and owner of the company. Never had a problem with them - a pleasure doing business with them. Call them on 863-226-8423 they clean from Tampa to Orlando
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K.e.ccleaningservices
Amount: $600.00 Per Month
Posted by: kareem Coleman in PHILADELPHIA, PA.Posted: January 15th, 2015 07:01AM
Office Sq Ft: 2700Frequency: twice a week
kEC services are very clean efficient they do one hell of a strip and wax job overnight.
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Office cleaning
Amount: $2,400.00 Per Month
Posted by: MJTJ in Lynchburg, VA.Posted: January 9th, 2015 11:01AM
Office Sq Ft: 10000Frequency: 5xweek
I need to know if I'm charging enough to clean this office?
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King of Shine Cleaning LLC
Amount: $800.00 Per Month
Posted by: Janice Grant in Orlando, FL.Posted: January 8th, 2015 04:01PM
Office Sq Ft: 1500Frequency: once a week
I found King of Shine Cleaning on google.com. I thought the name was clever and thought it was cute. I called 321-348-8787 and was pleasantly surprised by the customer service I received. Anyways I booked them to come out to do an event clean and they did such a great job that I used them several times after that. I referred them to a girlfriend with a hair salon and referred them to another local business. I known this company for years and would definitely recommend the, Henry and Mel are great!
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Graceful janitorial
Amount: $1,200.00 Per Month
Posted by: Cathy Moore in Charleston, SC.Posted: January 3rd, 2015 07:01PM
Office Sq Ft: 6000Frequency: Bi-weekly
I really cannot say enough about this cleaning company. The owner is always on site working and not just looking. He treats his employees with great respect, and what I have observed so far is that he wouldn't ask them to do what he wouldn't. He and his team are freaking awesome. He also a mastermind at stripping and waxing. Great team altogether.
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Cleaning Done Right
Amount: $970.00 Per Month
Posted by: Teresa K in Charlotte, NC.Posted: December 29th, 2014 03:12PM
Office Sq Ft: Frequency: weekly
We love our guy with Jan-Pro! Rod is the franchise owner and he is awesome. He pays attention to detail and is very thorough. (You might not expect that from a man but he continues to impress us!) Very professional and polite. He goes the extra mile to exceed expectations. I can't say enough to have you understand. We have found our guy as long as he wants the job. Rod is with Jan-Pro of Charlotte but travels to SC as well.
Call him asap 240-997-2081(m) or 704-553-8007(o) rod_woods@outlook.com
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Appointed Hands cleaning
Amount: $700.00 Per Month
Posted by: Shannon Lohan in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.Posted: December 17th, 2014 04:12PM
Office Sq Ft: 2100Frequency: 5 days s week
Appointed Hands cleaning have been cleaning for us since 2010. Mrs.Cornelius is quite a blessing. She has a hard worker and like to gets things done. If you want a great job well done contact her at 9548993164
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construction. clean renovation resturant
Amount: $500.00 Per Month
Posted by: DMarie in Atlanta, GA.Posted: December 5th, 2014 11:12AM
Office Sq Ft: 5000Frequency: 3 days
Three days to complete clean to open I have24hrs. Airport restaurant
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Home/Office Cleaning
Amount: $400.00 Per Month
Posted by: Amanda Knowles in Houston, TX.Posted: November 27th, 2014 05:11PM
Office Sq Ft: Frequency: weekly
Strong work ethic,professional, affordable, GREAT CLEANER & knows her business.
The lady who started Flawlessss,is a genuine person !She cleaned my place from top to bottom w/ her own supplies.She comes in & get the job done!I referred her to my daughter and my doctor hired her to clean for him.I never met such a humble business woman until I met her.Hire her you won't be dissapointed!! 832-525-1676
Email:flawlesssscleaning@gmail.com
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S & J\'s cleaning services Salt Lake City UT
Amount: $900.00 Per Month
Posted by: moonshyne in Salt Lake City, UT.Posted: November 23rd, 2014 12:11AM
Office Sq Ft: 1600 sq. ftFrequency: 2 x weekly
Jay and Shannon are AWESOME! They come in and really do a phenomenal job. Glad to have them as a part of our team. Thanks for all your great work! Owner of "AMERICAN REBEL EMPIRE LLC" Peggy Holliday
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Unbelievable Service By Cleaning COmpany
Amount: $1,100.00 Per Month
Posted by: Tammy Hertz of Duluth in Duluth, GA.Posted: November 19th, 2014 06:11PM
Office Sq Ft: 7000Frequency: 3 times per week
Office MD's of Atlanta is an all around great cleaning service. They were recommended by a business next door who had sadly went out of business. Nevertheless, they have been spot on and I have not a complaint. Call them at 470-239-1339. let them know I sent you so I can get 30% off.
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Golden Touch Commercial Cleaning, LLC
Amount: $3,500.00 Per Month
Posted by: Ivana in Mobile, AL.Posted: November 4th, 2014 11:11AM
Office Sq Ft: 25,000Frequency: 5 days per wk
The cleaning staff of Golden Touch is very professional, polite and hard working. The owner Robert and Jackie Moore visits our office to make sure we are being taken care of and monitors the workers for efficiency. We absolutly love this company. If you ever need someone in the Mobile, Alabama area or any of the areas they service, visit their website and give them a call. You won't be sorry.
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MBA Cleaning Services- Excellent Work!
Amount: $1,300.00 Per Month
Posted by: Happy School Campus in Riverside, CA.Posted: September 26th, 2014 05:09PM
Office Sq Ft: 15,000Frequency: 5 X\'s Per Week
We are a Medical School and have a lot of traffic during business hours. MBA Cleaning Services always makes the office and classrooms look renewed and inviting. If your located in the Riverside area, they offer discounted rates for businesses. Highly recommended.
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Large Dental Office
Amount: $1,000.00 Per Month
Posted by: Fozz in Lakeland, FL.Posted: September 26th, 2014 02:09PM
Office Sq Ft: 3950Frequency: 4 days a week
vacuum, mop, clean 3 bathrooms, kitchenette, 2 offices, reception, waiting room, 12 exam rooms, 2 labs.
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Maddy's Cleaning Service
Amount: $800.00 Per Month
Posted by: iliana in sunrise, FL.Posted: September 16th, 2014 05:09AM
Office Sq Ft: 1500Frequency: twice a week
I recommended her to other business relations that i have. First time ever did I have a cleaning crew come into my place and go over and beyond and leave a small thank you gift for my business on my desk. Very trust worthy and reliable.
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cleaning quote
Amount: $0.00 Per Month
Posted by: Carmina in seagrove fl, FL.Posted: August 27th, 2014 11:08AM
Office Sq Ft: 11.100.00Frequency: daily
how much I have to charge?
-2 bathrooms with supplies
-2 kitchens
-vacuums,dusting,moping
-disposing of trash
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office building janitoral
Amount: $650.00 Per Month
Posted by: a user in Tallahassee, FL.Posted: August 26th, 2014 05:08AM
Office Sq Ft: 8500Frequency: once a week
3 bathrooms, one full size totally furnished kitchen, 1 large training room, 1 medium conference room 20 employee offices. not sure if this is enough money
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Simtel Janitoiral Services
Amount: $2,899.00 Per Month
Posted by: Toni Willams in Miami, FL.Posted: July 28th, 2014 06:07AM
Office Sq Ft: 32,000Frequency: 4 Days per week
Great price, great work, reliable, trustworthy, always answers when called upon, no gimmicks just hard work and reliability. Highly recomended for their services. Outstanding job, and friendly staff. Here is their number 786-329-0715 for Schiller....
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Really nice services
Amount: $1,050.00 Per Month
Posted by: colotte figueroa in rockville, MD.Posted: June 16th, 2014 06:06AM
Office Sq Ft: 5000Frequency: 3 time a week
I recommend J&J SERVICES .INC they pick our office space a year ago, and they are reliable ,honestly, and they pay attention to details, also from the first moment they came measure and asking all the question, to give the right estimate possible.try it
240-278-1446
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NAIL SALON
Amount: $550.00 Per Month
Posted by: See Kue in hoschton, GA.Posted: April 6th, 2014 09:04PM
Office Sq Ft: 1400Frequency: Daily
My old boss needed someone to clean her salon every single night and once a month they would do a deep clean of the spa tubs. do you think that i am charging too much or am i not charging enough. Also there are two bathrooms one break rooms and two small wax rooms, in the break room we would clean out the microwave.
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HOUSE CLEANING
Amount: $320.00 Per Month
Posted by: harbors in SAN CLEMENTE, CA.Posted: February 6th, 2014 11:02AM
Office Sq Ft: Frequency: weekly
I HIRED A.M.B. CLEANING FOR ONE TIME AND WAS SO IMPRESSED WITH THE CLEANING SRRVICE AND NOW HAVE CLEANING DONE WEEKLY.
IF YOU NEED YOUR HOME CLEANED AND LIVE IN THE ORANGE COUNTY, CA AREA, I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND USING A.M.B. CLEANING - 949-357-7135
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We measure sq ft room by room each client will bid on for only commercial janitorial
Amount: $5,200.00 Per Month
Posted by: oxforduniversity in San Luis Obispo, CA.Posted: December 25th, 2013 04:12PM
Office Sq Ft: 30,000Frequency: 5
I am not here to sell anybody anything but I want to state that when hiring a cleaning service, make sure they measure the entire office room by room. They must provide with following things in a cleaning bid: (1) Knowing the type of frequency and difficulty of cleaning required (2)Estimate how long the cleaning should take each cleaning visit(3) Know your expenses and profit requirements
(4) Calculate a price to support all the above giving each customer per visit time and the expenses it will cost them to do your office each more.
That is a must, don't hire a cleaning company if they only do a walk through and measure nothing, that is guessing. Meaning they will bid low, try to get the customer for low price, which means cleaning as fast as possible and figuring out how to profit after getting the account, that is not the way to get new customers. Don't be fool on low price cleaning, that bring in illegal immigrant workers.
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Cleaning office
Amount: $550.00 Per Month
Posted by: Leed in Hesperia, CA.Posted: August 26th, 2013 11:08PM
Office Sq Ft: 2000Frequency: 3 times a week
I own a couple of offices I pay leed cleaning service LLC $1,100 a month to clean both of the offices 3 times a week. They are very good at what they do. Call (760) 605-8092 if you have any questions
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office cleaning
Amount: $100.00 Per Month
Posted by: Karen Narron in New Albany, IN.Posted: June 29th, 2013 09:06AM
Office Sq Ft: 8,000 sq. ft.Frequency: 2x a week
Paid $89.75 per cleaning. Is this enough for 2 people cleaning a office this big...cleaning to big restrms. Big kitchen..conference room..huge teaing room..vacuuming...dust twice a mo. Mopping each time plus own supplies?
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helphand cleaning service
Amount: $600.00 Per Month
Posted by: helphandcleaningservice in richmond, TX.Posted: June 21st, 2013 09:06PM
Office Sq Ft: 2000Frequency: 3 day week
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Town and Country Cleaning
Amount: $350.00 Per Month
Posted by: Lucy 201 in Villa Rica, GA.Posted: June 18th, 2013 08:06AM
Office Sq Ft: Frequency: weekly
We are a pediatrician office! Town and Country has been very dependable and reliable cleaning service and very resonable. I dont what I would do with out them. If you are in of a change of cleaners or just need their wonderful service call themrn@ 404-227-1055
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